A source told The Sun On Sunday: “All the male pros really want to partner with her, not just because she’s young and fit, but she’s also proven herself to be a brilliant dancer.
“She has a massive fan following, which often ensures contestants get far in the competition.”
Express.co.uk reached out to BBC for comment.
The 19-year-old actress will be joining 12 fellow contestants as they take to the ballroom next month, but she is no stranger to the glitz and glam of Strictly.
Maisie took to the dance floor in a Children In Need special in 2019, where she won alongside professional dancer Kevin Clifton.